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Eastman News Highlights as of November 2, 2020

November 2, 2020

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Eastman Opera Theatre to Premiere First Virtual Concert OUR VOICES: IMMERSIVE COMPOSER COLLABORATIONS (Broadway World 10/31/2020) The Monroe County Post has reported that Eastman Opera […]

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Eastman Opera Theatre Presents: Our Voices

October 22, 2020

Eastman Opera Theatre (EOT) is thrilled to premiere its first virtual presentation: Our Voices: Immersive Composer Collaborations, to be presented December 16 through 20, 2020. Our Voices is the collective title for six unique performances of music by six influential contemporary composers: Anthony Davis, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, Missy Mazzoli, Ben Moore, and Errollyn […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020

Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Endowed gift boosts humanities education at UR (Rochester Beacon 10/16/2020) The undisclosed amount establishes the Arthur Satz Department of Music and funds a minimum of […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Mark Kellogg

October 15, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents Mark Kellogg, Professor of Euphonium, Trombone, and Brass Chamber Music, Sunday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Kellogg, trombone, will be assisted by Priscilla Yuen and Christopher Azzara, piano. The program consists of music of Kellogg, Hindemith, and Ravel, plus a selection of jazz standards. For his program, Kellogg chose […]

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Gateways Music Festival Announces Fall Program, Artists and Schedule

October 15, 2020

Media Contacts: Dolores Orman, Gateways Music Festival, 585-271-5185, dolores.orman@gmail.com Jessica Kaufman, Eastman School of Music, 585-274-1057, jkaufman@esm.rochester.edu   Gateways Music Festival, in association with Eastman School of Music, today announces an exciting line up of guest artists, including Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and 2020 Avery Fisher Prize winner, for its […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Yoojin Jang, violin; Guy Johnston, cello; Alexander Kobrin, piano; Masumi Per Rostad, viola

October 15, 2020

More information: Media only: Katey Padden, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator: (585) 451-8492; kpadden@esm.rochester.edu   The Faculty Artist Series presents Yoojin Jang, Assistant Professor of Violin; Guy Johnston, Associate Professor of Cello; Alexander Kobrin, Associate Professor of Piano; and Masumi Per Rostad, Associate Professor of Viola on Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. The program […]

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American Anthem: Philharmonia’s “Star-Spangled Banner” for the 21st Century

October 15, 2020

Austin Chanu rehearsing Banner with the Philharmonia strings in Kodak Hall. Photograph by Maurice Cohn.   By David Raymond On Monday, October 19, in a livestreamed concert, the strings of the Eastman Philharmonia will perform Banner, a 2014 work by the contemporary American composer Jessie Montgomery. Master’s conducting student Austin Chanu will conduct this work, […]

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Eastman News Highlights as of October 13, 2020

October 13, 2020 Here are some select recent clippings showing the variety of hits/mentions identifying musicians and scholars as Eastman School of Music alumni, faculty or students. (Note: Some links may have expired.) Live learning and virtual concerts go hand-in-hand at the Eastman School of Music (Classical 91.5 10/07/2020) The creativity has been outstanding as so many have [...]Read More...

The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers, Piano Duo

October 8, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents Marina Lomazov, and Joseph Rackers, both Professors of Piano, on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eastman School of Music. The Lomazov/Rackers Piano Duo’s program includes Mozart’s Sonata in C Major, K. 521; Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Haydn; Schubert’s Fantasy in F Minor, D. 940; and Stravinsky’s […]

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The Faculty Artist Series Presents: Jazz and Contemporary Media Department Showcase

October 8, 2020

The Faculty Artist Series presents a Jazz and Contemporary Media (JCM) Department Showcase on Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. This concert will be presented through LIVESTREAM as a virtual performance. Appearing in the JCM Showcase are Eastman faculty members Jeff Campbell, bass; Bill Dobbins, piano; Clay Jenkins, trumpet; Mark Kellogg, trombone; […]

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